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Weekly CEO Buys Highlights

Insiders purchase Verisk Analytics, Annaly Capital Management, American Assets Trust, Charles Schwab and The Hain Celestial Group

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week.

Verisk Analytics CEO bought 44,400 shares

Verisk Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) CEO and President Scott G. Stephenson bought 44,400 shares for $91.16 per share on Nov. 6. The stock price has decreased by 1.04% since.

Verisk Analytics is a data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources and financial services. The company has a market cap of $14.857 billion. Its shares traded at $90.21 with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 32.79 as of Nov. 10.

Revenue for the third quarter grew 10.2% to $549 million. Net income for the quarter was $121 million.

Director Christopher M. Foskett sold 5,500 shares for $91.02 per share on Nov. 9. The stock price has decreased by 0.89% since.

Chief Accounting Officer David J. Grover sold 20,000 shares for $87.43 per share on Nov. 7. The stock price has increased by 3.18% since.

Director Frank J. Coyne sold 64,420 shares for $90.44 per share on Nov. 3. The stock price has decreased by 0.25% since.

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Kenneth E. Thompson sold 80,207 shares for $85.13 per share on Oct. 24 and 69,793 shares for $85.08 per share on Oct. 27. The stock price increased by 6.03% since.

Annaly Capital Management CEO bought 300,000 shares

Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE:NLY) CEO and President Kevin Keyes bought 300,000 shares for $11.12 per share on Nov. 6. The stock price has increased by 1.08% since.

Annaly Capital Management is a part of the real estate sector. As a mortgage real estate investment trust, it owns a portfolio of real estate-related investments including mortgage pass-through certificates and collateralized mortgage obligations. The company has a market cap of $13.033 billion. Its shares traded at $11.24 with a price-earnings (P/E) of 3.89 as of Nov. 10.

Net income (loss) for the three months ended Sept. 30 was $367.315 million compared to $730.880 million for the prior-year period.

American Assets Trust CEO bought 85,155 shares

American Assets Trust Inc. (NYSE:AAT) Chairman, CEO, President and 10% owner Ernest S. Rady bought 85,155 shares for $38.84 per share on Nov. 8. The stock price has increased by 1.26% since.

American Assets Trust is a self-administered real estate investment trust based in the U.S. The company mainly invests in, operates and develops retail, office, residential and mixed-use properties in California, Oregon and Hawaii. The company has a market cap of $2.53 billion. Its shares traded at $39.33 with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 59.77 as of Nov. 10.

Net income for the three months ended Sept. 30 was $9.1 million compared to $8.5 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2016.

Charles Schwab CEO bought 72,510 shares

Charles Schwab Corp. (NYSE:SCHW) President and CEO Walter W. Bettinger bought 72,510 shares for $27.21 per share on Nov. 7. The stock price has increased by 62.7% since.

Charles Schwab, through its subsidiaries, provides retail brokerage and banking, retirement plan and other corporate brokerage services. The company's operating business segments are Investor Services and Advisor Services. The company has a market cap of $59.283 billion. Its shares traded at $44.27 with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 28.20 as of Nov. 10.

Net income for the third quarter was a record $618 million, up 23% from $503 million for the third quarter of 2016.

Executive Vice President and CFO Peter B. Crawford sold 1,063 shares for $44.64 per share on Nov. 6 and 491 shares on Nov. 8 for $44.03 per share. The stock price has increased by 0.55% since.

President - CSIM Marie A. Chandoha sold 16,799 shares for $44.31 per share on Nov. 8. The stock price has decreased by 0.09% since.

EVP - Investor Services Terri R. Kallsen sold 1,981 shares for $44.18 per share on Nov. 2, 861 shares for $44.64 per share on Nov. 6 and 815 shares on for $43.97 per share on Nov. 8. The stock price has increased by 0.68% since.

Executive Vice President and General Counsel David R. Garfield sold 75,629 shares for $44.58 per share on Nov. 3. The stock price has decreased by 0.7% since.

The Hain Celestial Group CEO bought 50,000 shares

The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) President, CEO and Chairman Irwin D. Simon bought 50,000 shares for $34.14 per share on Nov. 9. The stock price has increased by 4.51% since.

The Hain Celestial Group manufactures, markets and sells natural, GMO (genetically modified organism)-free and organic products across several foods, beverage and personal-care categories. The company has a market cap of $3.725 billion. Its shares traded at $35.68 with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 54.89 as of Nov. 10.

Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $19.8 million, an increase of 131% over the prior-year period.

Executive Vice President and CFO James M. Langrock bought 5,000 shares for $34.4 per share on Nov. 9. The stock price has increased by 3.72% since.

Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer Michael B. McGuinness bought 3,500 shares on Nov. 9 for $34.58 per share. The stock price has increased by 3.18% since.

For the complete list of stocks that bought by their company CEOs, go to: CEO Buys.

Disclosure: I do not own stock in any of the companies mentioned in the article.


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